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Resources and Links

Forms and Handbooks

OSD Info Sheet

Documentation Form

Evacuation Plan

LD, ADHD and ASD Testing Options

OSD Faculty Handbook

OSD Student Handbook


Assistive Technology Tutorials

Read&Write is a text-to-speech software that Normandale has made available to all current Normandale students.  Current students can download it for free by following these instructions: Read-Write-Download

Microsoft Office 365 also has built-in accessibility tools (speech-to-text and text-to-speech) and students can download it for free by following these instructions.

Smartpens are a tool you can purchase to take notes and record lectures at the same time:

Auto-transcription in Zoom is now available, but needs to be activated by the host: Zoom Auto-Transcription Instructions

Transition Webinars


Below is a partial list of agencies that serve people with disabilities. These agencies may provide a variety of services, such as useful information, advocacy, funding, career assistance, and academic assistance.


A Parent's Guide to College

Accommodations, Rights and Responsibilities of Students with Disabilities


Understanding the Difference between High School and College

Writing about Anxiety Improves Test Scores

Study Skills Resources

Study skills, staying organized, and using technology are important to your success. See the Tutoring Center's website for study skills and other related brochures.

Time Management Schedule Tool (Excel)

Using Outlook to Make a Weekly Time Management Schedule

D2L Email Notification Setup Instructions


Image reduced, printer and screenreader-friendly version

Full print-only publication version (not accessible for screenreaders) with graphics

Technology Guidance for Faculty and Staff

How to Make Accessible Word Documents

How to Make Accessible PDF Documents

How to Make Accessible D2L Pages

How to Make Accessible PowerPoints

MediaSpace Captioning Instructions

Student Forms

Audio/E-text Request Form

Note Taker Request

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